Janice Vlachos is currently in her twenty seventh year as a choral director. Fifteen years ago she returned “home” to Fairview High School, where her love of music began when she was a student, and later a student teacher, with Ron Revier. She received her B.M. at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Before returning to Fairview, Ms. Vlachos taught at Wheat Ridge High School and Chatfield High School. Ms. Vlachos is a member of CMEA and ACDA and has served as the COACDA R & S Chairs for High School and Women’s Literature and she served as the Southwest Regional ACDA R & S High School Chair for Women’s Literature for 6 years. She is currently serving as the SWACDA R & S chair for Contemporary Commercial music. At Fairview, Janice directs five choirs, is Performing Arts department head, and is the director/producer of the fall musical and the Pops Show. Under Ms. Vlachos’s direction, 16 choral groups have been selected to perform at CMEA. Age of Guinevere, a women’s jazz ensemble she started nine years ago, won the Downbeat Award for Best Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble and was selected to sing at the National Choral Directors Conference in Dallas, TX. Ms. Vlachos resides in Boulder with her husband, Dean, and their two children, Eleni, 21, and Nikolos, 20 years old.